Live In Caregiver (Massapequa)

Live In Caregiver (Massapequa)

02 May 2019

Live In Caregiver (Massapequa)

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Female Live-In Caregiver needed for a 32-year-old female with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities who currently lives with her Mom & Dad.

Location: Massapequa, New York, The LIC is provided, private sleeping quarters, Private sitting area, Private bath, Separate entrance, with backyard with a swimming pool.

Ideal Live-in would already be cleared to work for ISS

Schedule:

Super Flexible schedule, 10 to 40 hours of work per week

Live-in can have other employment or be a College Student

The Live-in is required to sleep at the home 7 nights per week.

The Home will be the Live-ins primary-legal residence.

The Live-in will be required to be on call as a backup care provider 3-5 nights & days per week to provide assistance if needed, based upon mutually agreed to schedule

Compensation:

Hourly Wage for all hours worked, based upon experience

Free Rent and Free Food

Reimbursement for use of car (58 cents per mile driven)

Paid Training

Wages paid maybe exempt from Federal and State income taxes.

Possible Benefits Paid time off, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation & Health insurance

Responsibilities:

Be available to client living in the home to ensure her health and safety.

Provide assistance to the client when she is not feeling well or if she requires assistance with a task she cannot complete independently.

Provide assistance to the client, ensuring she is protected and safe in the event of an emergency

Provide oversight while the client self-administer medication

Perform personal care tasks as needed

Adhere to all HIPAA and OPWDD privacy and confidentiality regulations

Perform other related duties as assigned

Skills:

Technology a plus

Laundry & Cleaning

Meal Planning & Grocery Shopping

Healthy meal Preparation 3-4 nights per week

Ability to work with people with developmental disabilities in a respectful manner

Oral and written communication skills

Ability to act and stay calm in an emergency

Patience dealing with challenging behaviors and willingness to teach new skills

Read, understand, and act as directed on written documents pertaining to individuals in your care.

Requirements:

Be able to pass criminal background check

Valid Driver's License

High School Diploma/Equivalent

Maintain CPR/First Aid Certification and other mandatory training courses

Prior experience working with people with developmental disabilities is desired but not required.

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